Daniel Yergin

Daniel  Yergin

Daniel Yergin, the chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates and the Global Energy Expert for CNBC, is a well-known expert on energy, international politics, and economics. Dr. Yergin won the Pulitzer Prize for his number one bestseller The Prize: The Epic Search for Oil, Money, and Power, which was adapted into an eight-hour PBS/BBC series that was seen by 20 million Americans. The book has been translated into a total of 12 different languages. It also won the Eccles Award for best book for a general readership on an economic topic. The Wall Street Journal wrote of Dr. Yergin's subsequent book, Commanding Heights: The Struggle for the Global Economy, No one could ask for a clearer analysis of the world's political and economic fate since WWII.

Dr. Yergin headed the team that turned the book into a six-hour PBS/BBC documentary -- the major PBS television series on globalization. The series got three Emmy nominations, a CINE Golden Eagle Award, and the Gold World Medal Read More chevron_right